Sample Submission

Samples to be submitted for our Human Cell Line Authentication service must either be mailed to us (with prior arrangement) or delivered to us in person. Our lab is located on Marquam Hill Campus in Richard Jones Hall, room 5330.

Human CLA assays will be completed on Tuesday of each week. You must have your samples submitted by 4pm Monday in order to have your samples put on the run the following day. For any questions regarding the modes of service offered or for assistance in determining what mode is most appropriate for you, please contact Kristina Vartanian at In general, someone will be in lab to accept your samples between 8am-5pm, but please make arrangements with the Core facility beforehand.

If previous arrangements have been made with the Core and you are mailing in your gDNA samples, please send them packed on dry ice to the following address:

DNA Services Core
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park RD
Portland, OR 97239-3079